Infographic Template Galleries

Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 PEACETIME DRAFT 1940 -This happened because of the selective Trainingand Service act -The Selective act required men between the ages of 21 and 35 register with local draft boards -The countries first peacetime draft -Men were selected through a lottery system.If drafted men had to serve for 12 months SCRAP DRIVES -During WW2 americans were encouragedto recycle their tin cans, bottles,rubber, wastepaper, nylon & silk, scrapmetals & fats and oils let over VICTORY GARDENS - Government rationed foods like sugar,butter milk, cheese, eggs, coffee, meat,and canned goods. -Labor and transportation shortages madeit hard to harvest food -The government wanted people to plant their own gardens - 20 million Americans plants gardens in empty lots and city rooftops. BLACK MARKETS - Coupons were distributed dependingon family size -Coupon books allowed the holder to buy specific goods -Red stamps covered all meat, butter, fats and oils -Blue stamps covered canned/ bottled fruit, vegetables, juiced, dry beans, soups, baby food, and ketchup Each stamp purchased a rationed amount of goods and guaranteed each family a fair share of goods double click to changethis text! Drag a cornerto scale proportionally. NO STRIKE PLEDGES - Two country's largest and most influential unions, were bitter enemiesbefore the war, although not without conflicts during the war, leadersfrom both unions joined togetherand promised "no strike pledge"
Create Your Free Infographic!